Updated: Jul 19
Gatte ki sabzi or Gatta curry is a very popular and traditional curry from Rajasthan. Gatta curry is made with gram flour dumplings boiled in water, sliced and added in a spicy yoghurt curry, some like to fry the steamed gattas before adding in the curry, this depends on personal choice.
For Making Gatta
1.5 cup Gram flour / Besan
2 tbsp Yogurt / Dahi
3 tbsp Cooking Oil
Pinch Asafoetida / Hing powder
pinch Baking Soda
1 tsp Fennel Seeds / Saunf
1 tsp Coriander Seeds / Sabut Dhaniya
1/4 tsp Carom Seeds / Ajwain
1 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
2 tbsp Dried Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi optional
1 tsp Salt
For The Gravy
1.5 cup Yogurt / Dahi
2 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch
1/2 tsp Ginger / Adrak
1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
1/4 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1 tsp Salt
3 tbsp Refined Oil
1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds / Methidana
2 Cloves / Lavang
1 Bay Leaves / Tej Patta
1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
2 Dried Red Chilli, Whole
prepare gatte / gram flour dumpling
firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup besan
also add ½ tsp coriander seeds, ¼ tsp ajwain, ¼ tsp turmeric, ¼ tsp chilli powder, pinch Hing/Asafoetida, ¼ tsp salt, 2 tbsp ghee and 2 tbsp curd.
mix well making sure the dough turns moist and all spices are mixed well
further, add 2 tbsp water or as required and knead the dough for 5 minutes
knead to a smooth and soft dough adding oil to prevent from sticking to hands
now pinch a ball sized dough and prepare cylindrical logs
in a large vessel boil 4 cups of water
once the water comes to a boil, drop in prepared besan dough
boil for 10 minutes, without disturbing
once the besan dough is cooked, it starts to float
drain off the gatte (boiled besan dough) into a plate
now cut the gatte into small pieces and keep aside
firstly, in a large Kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and saute spices.
further, add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute to a golden brown.
keeping the flame on low, add spices and saute well.
furthermore, add 1 cup water and 1 cup curd. stir continuously until the mixture comes to a boil.
now add prepare gatte (gram flour dumplings) and ½ tsp salt. mix well.
cover and boil for 5 minutes.
additionally, add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
finally, serve gatte ki sabzi with roti, phulka or naan